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President Alvi gets invite for Turkey visit

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has extended invitation to President Dr Arif Alvi to visit Turkey at his earliest convenience. He called on the president at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Friday. The Turkish foreign minister is on an official visit to Islamabad to convey the greetings from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the new leadership of Pakistan. He congratulated Arif Alvi on his assumption of office and conveyed the good wishes of the leadership and the people of Turkey for the newly…

PTI invites ex-Indian cricketers to attend Imran’s oath-taking ceremony

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has invited former Indian cricketers to attend oath-taking ceremony of Imran Khan as prime minister, which is expected to be held on August 18, ARY News reported. Talking to media outside Bani Gala in Islamabad, PTI Senator Faisal Javed confirmed ex-Indian cricketers Kapil Dev, Navjot Singh Sidhu and Sunil Gavaskar were contacted through phone and invited to attend the oath-taking event.  "Cricket legends from India and Kaptaan's old friends Kapil Dev, Sidhu and Sunil…

Commerce minister invites British business houses to invest in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik has invited British Business houses to invest in Pakistan. Talking to British Trade Envoy for Pakistan Rehman Chishti in London on Sunday, he stressed the need to initiate a dialogue for comprehensive trade relations between the two countries in future. Read More: Britain ready to become part of CPEC, says British ambassador He appreciated the commitment expressed by the British government regarding the continuation of market access to Pakistani products after Brexit. The…

Shaharyar Khan invites chairman ICC to visit Lahore

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has invited Chairman International Cricket Council (ICC) Shashank Manohar to visit Lahore next month. Shaharyar Khan confirmed that he has invited the former BCCI and the current ICC boss to visit Lahore in August. “Manohar said he will look into the invitation and try to make it. But nothing is confirmed yet,” the Times of India quoted Shaharyar Khan. As per the sources, Khan has invited Manohar to attend his farewell which will be given to him…

British HC invites Dar to attend Family Planning Summit in London

ISLAMABAD: British High Commissioner in Pakistan Thomas Drew has invited Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar to attend the Family Planning Summit next month in London. The invitation was extended during a meeting between the finance minister and British high commissioner here late Friday, says a press release issued on Saturday. The Department for International Development of the UK will jointly host the summit with the United Nations Fund for Population Welfare and the Bill & Malinda Gates Foundation.…

Pakistan invites Kashmiri separatist leader for meeting

SRINAGAR: Pakistan invited separatists from India's disputed Kashmir region for a meeting in a move that risks further straining efforts to restart a peace dialogue ahead of a rare meeting between top security officials from the nuclear-armed nations.

Malala invites PM Nawaz, Modi to Nobel ceremony

OSLO: Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai, who became the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, made a high-level peacemaking move after sharing the award with India's Kailash Satyarthi for championing children's rights.